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48 MPs, MLAs have declared cases of crime against women, says ADR report

48 MPs, MLAs have declared cases of crime against women, says ADR report

Among the 48 lawmakers facing charges of crime against women, 45 are MLAs and three are Members of Parliament.

Apr 19, 2018, 13:51 PM IST
Haryana wants minimum qualifications for MPs, MLAs

Haryana wants minimum qualifications for MPs, MLAs

The Supreme Court, in its decision in December 2016, had upheld the Haryana Panchayati Raj Amendment Act, 2015, under which conditions were imposed on people wanting to contest panchayat elections in Haryana.

Dec 02, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
MLAs sweat it out to ensure BJP's victory in UP civic polls

MLAs sweat it out to ensure BJP's victory in UP civic polls

"Different tasks have been assigned to the 31 MLAs, ranging from actively campaigning for the party candidates to organising various events to galvanise public support for the party," state BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi told PTI.

Nov 26, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Give life ban to convicted MPs, MLAs from contesting polls: EC to SC

Give life ban to convicted MPs, MLAs from contesting polls: EC to SC

In a significant development, the Election Commission on Wednesday pressed for a life ban on convicted MPs and MLAs from contesting polls.

Nov 01, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Jharkhand CM, Ministers, MLAs get another salary hike

The Jharkhand government has increased the salary of legislators, ministers, the Speaker and the CM.

Sep 19, 2017, 21:35 PM IST

Congress MLA, 11 others get six months in jail for rioting

Judicial Magistrate Abhishek Saxena convicted Congress MLA from Kailaras, Ram Singh Yadav; former MLAs Harivallabh Shukla and Virendra Raghuvanshi and nine others.

Sep 14, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
51 MPs/MLAs charged with crime against women: ADR

51 MPs/MLAs charged with crime against women: ADR

The ADR, a not-for-profit organisation, analysed election affidavits of 774 of the 776 current MPs and 4,078 of the 4,120 MLAs from across India. 

Aug 30, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind to meet MPs, MLAs in Kashmir on Wednesday

NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will visit Srinagar on June 28.

Jun 26, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

NDA Kerala unit urges MLAs, MPs to vote for Ram Nath Kovind

NDA Kerala Unit on Monday urged MPs and MLAs from the state, ruled by CPI(M) led LDF, to cooperate for the victory of its presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind forgetting political differences.

Jun 26, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

President clears two new appointments in AAP Cabinet

Pranab Mukherjee approved the removal of sacked AAP leader Kapil Mishra as a minister in the Delhi government.

May 19, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Privileges vested in MPs, MLAs being wasted: President Pranab Mukherjee

With little over two months to go before his term ends, President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed concern over decline in time devoted to legislation in Parliament, saying privileges vested in elected representatives by the Constitution was being substantially wasted.

May 15, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Graft charge against Kejriwal unites warring AAP factions

However, Vishwas demanded that Delhi minister Satyendar Jain explain his position on the charge made by Mishra that he had handed over Rs two crore to Kejriwal.

May 07, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly revokes suspension of 9 Opposition MLAs

Maharashtra Assembly on Saturday revoked suspension of nine of the 19 Opposition members who were barred from attending the proceedings of the House for the rest of the year for creating ruckus during the budget presentation last month.

Apr 01, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

73 thefts at houses of MPs, MLAs in Delhi in 3 years: Govt

In 2015 and 2016, 29 and 19 cases of thefts were registered respectively.

Mar 28, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Bihar ministers, MLAs favour doing away with beacon lights

Appreciating Punjab's initiative to do away with beacon lights on vehicles of ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats, ministers and legislators in Bihar cutting across party lines today favoured the same in the state.

Mar 21, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Manipur CM N Biren Singh initiates process to lift economic blockade

Manipur CM N Biren Singh initiates process to lift economic blockade

The newly appointed Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today initiated the process to lift the over four-month long economic blockade in the state, a BJP leader said.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
MLAs authorise Akhilesh Yadav to name SP Legislature Party leader

MLAs authorise Akhilesh Yadav to name SP Legislature Party leader

A meeting of the newly-elected Samajwadi Party MLAs today authorised its national president Akhilesh Yadav to decide the name of the Leader of the Opposition.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

BJP Catholic MLAs appeal to regional parties in Goa

Seven Catholic MLAs of the BJP on Sunday made a public plea to regional parties and Independent legislators to support the party in government formation in Goa.

Mar 12, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Election Commission supports immediate disqualification of convicted MPs, MLAs

Election Commission supports immediate disqualification of convicted MPs, MLAs

The Election Commission today came out in support of a demand for immediate disqualification of lawmakers once they are convicted in criminal cases but told the Supreme Court that the provisions in the poll law were a roadblock in taking such a measure.

Nov 07, 2016, 18:53 PM IST
Ajit Pawar makes controversial statement - 'Forget MLA, Rs 50 lakh won't even get you a corporator'

Ajit Pawar makes controversial statement - 'Forget MLA, Rs 50 lakh won't even get you a corporator'

The NCP leader appealed to political parties not to give tickets to candidates who defect and join another party.

Oct 19, 2016, 13:44 PM IST